History/Social Sciences has a vast array of educational resources in its collection. Our collection includes books, magazines, and DVDs and includes mainstream and unusual titles. Whether you are looking for curriculum or homeschooling materials, we can help.
Some questions to consider:
- What kind of educational materials am I looking for?
- What grade level am I interested in finding materials for?
- Am I looking for scholarly or popular materials?
While most of the time general terms will help you find what you need, there are a couple of instances where it pays to be specific in your search terms. Check out the “Narrow Your Search” box on the right side of the screen after you do your search. In addition, using these search terms in the Browse part of the catalog will let you start with you specific subject. Examples are listed below:
- Home schooling -- United States.
- Montessori method of education.
- Children with disabilities -- Education -- United States.
- Reading (Elementary)
The call numbers below are the starting point to finding materials on the shelves. They serve as a location tool. For more specific call numbers, please click on the call number next to the part of the world you are interested in.
- 370 Educational theories
- 371.042 Homeschooling
- 371.2012 Educational Leadership
- 371.9 Educating Special Needs children
- 372 Teaching various subjects to children
There are two ways to search for magazine articles, depending on when the article was published:
- Reader’s Guide to Periodical Literature-articles published before 1985
- EbscoHost-articles published after 1985
The magazines listed below are a sample of the travel magazines that History/Social Sciences carries. For more information about specific journals and how long we have carried them, please contact us.
- American Journal of Education
- Mathematics Teacher
- Science Scope
- National Education Association: The goal of the NEA is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.
- Texas State Teachers Association: Founded in 1880, it is a union of Texas teachers affiliated with the National Education Association
- American Federation of Teachers: Affiliated with the AFL-CIO, they work with teachers and other educational employees for educational issues
- National Parent Teacher Association: provides links between parents and children, and acts a child advocacy group on many children’s issues.
- American Homeschool Association: While homeschooling groups are mainly local, this groups works to advocate homeschooling issues.
- Education.com: A website with thousands of articles and activities for children about education.
- Awesome Library: 37,000 reviewed educational links.
Interesting web sites
Blogs and Podcasts